§ Mrs. Ray Michie
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give details of the procedure undertaken by his Department for the nomination and appointment of members of health boards and NHS trusts; and if he will list the individuals who are responsible for the appointments.
§ Mr. Stewart
[holding answer 21 June 1993]: My right hon. Friend is solely responsible for the appointment of non-executive members of health boards and NHS trusts. Nominations may be made by anyone but, in the case of health boards, are invited, in accordance with statute, from local authorities, bodies representative of the medical professions and certain other bodies. For the last round of appointments nominations were also invited through public advertisements.
§ Mrs. Ray Michie
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give details of individuals appointed to health boards and national health service trusts; and if he will list by health board their current occupation and whether they reside within the health board area.
§ Mr. Stewart
[holding answer 21 June 1993]: The information on non-executive appointments is as follows. Those not resident within the health board area have business or other connections there.147W
Occupation/profession Resident in health board area Ayrshire and Arran health board Chairman Mr. J. Donaldson Electrical engineer Yes Non-executive members Dr. K. Fegan General medical practitioner Yes Mr. J. Greene Solicitor Yes Miss M. Grosset Company secretary Yes Miss K. Paterson Retired nurse Yes Mrs. E. Reid Health carer Yes Mr. W. Young Company director Yes Ayrshire and Arran Community Health Care National Health Service Trust Chairman Mrs. A. Bates Former nurse teacher Yes Non-executive directors Mr. I Allison Chartered accountant Yes Mr. D. Gall Retired policeman Yes Mr. R. Johnston Solicitor Yes Dr. S. Kinnaird Auditor Yes Mr. W. McConnell Retail pharmacist No North Ayrshire and Arran National Health Service Trust Chairman Mr. W. Ritchie Retired civil engineer Yes Non-executive directors Mrs. A. Dunbar School attendance officer Yes Mrs. K. Donald Company secretary Yes Mr. J. Grier Retired banker Yes Mr. A. Stewart Solicitor Yes Mr. K. Tulloch Chartered accountant Yes South Ayrshire Hospitals National Health Service Trust Chairman Mr. J. Brown Retired surgeon Yes Non-executive directors Mr. W. Mowatt Chartered accountant Yes Mr. H. Currie Business consultant Yes Mr. G. McKinstry Solicitor Yes Mrs. A. Wilson Housewife Yes Mrs. D. McLellan Housewife Yes
Occupation/profession Resident in health board area Borders health board Chairman Mr. D. Kilshaw Solicitor Yes Non-executive members Rev. A. Bennett Minister Yes Miss M. Marshall Chartered secretary Yes Mr. J. Metcalfe Retired company chairman Yes Dr. A. Paton Retired general practitioner Yes Lady Sanderson Business consultant Yes Mr. H. Steven NFU Secretary Yes Dumfries and Galloway health board Chairman Mr. J. McIntyre Farmer Yes Non-executive members Mrs. V. Jardine-Paterson Housewife Yes Mr. H. McFadzean Farmer Yes Dr. J. Stubbs Retired anaesthetist Yes Mrs. M. Thomson Former member, South of Scotland Electricity Board Yes Mrs. J. Tulloch Company director Yes Dr. A. Wilkinson General practitioner Yes
Occupation/profession Resident in health board area Fife health board Chairman Mr. R. Baker Company director Yes Non-executive members Mrs. S. Aitken Housewife Yes Dr. A. Alexander General practitioner Yes Mr. F. Craig Company director Yes Mrs. M. Steedman Retired headmistress Yes Mrs. C. Stenhouse Housewife Yes Mr. G. Thomson Chartered accountant No Forth Valley health board Chairman Mrs. J. Isbister Mental welfare commissioner Yes Non-executive members Mr. E. Bell-Scott Solicitor Yes Mr. K. Harding Newsagent Yes Dr. G. Hastings Unit director, Strathclyde university Yes Mr. P. Joynson Chartered surveyor Yes Mrs. K. Smith Emergency services organiser, WRVS Yes Mr. C. Stroyan Solicitor Yes Stirling Royal Infirmary National Health Service Trust Chairman Mr. G. McKelvie Retired surgeon No Non-executive directors Mrs. A. Bowie Company director Yes Mr. G. Houston Head of Industrial Society Yes Mrs. D. Littlejohn President, Industrial tribunals Yes Mr. G. Simmers Retired company chairman Yes Mrs. A. Walker University research fellow Yes Royal Scottish National Hospital and Community National Health Service Trust Chairman Mr. A. Ward Solicitor No Non-executive directors Mr. W. Hughes Company chairman Yes Ms V. Smart Chartered accountant Yes Professor A. Stewart College professor Yes Mr. D. Tarr Chief scientific engineer Yes Dr. P. Williams Engineer Yes Grampian Health Board Chairman Dr. C. MacLeod Company chairman Yes Non-executive members Mr. J. Arbuthnott Estate owner/manager Yes Mrs. C. Ferguson Housewife/farmer Yes Mr. G. McLellan Company director Yes Professor D. Ogston University professor Yes Mrs. M. Park Solicitor Yes Mrs. J. Wisely Housewife Yes Aberdeen Royal Hospitals National Health Service Trust Chairman Mr. A. Broomfield Managing director Yes Non-executive directors Professor G. Catto University professor Yes Professor M. Meston University professor Yes Mr. H. Tocher Retired banker Yes Dr. F. Lyle Retired general practitioner Yes Mrs. A. Scott Tax partner Yes
Occupation/profession Resident in health board area Grampian Health Care National Health Service Trust Chairman Dr. A. J. Taylor Retired general practitioner Yes Non-executive directors Mr. M. Humphrey Farmer Yes Mr. T. Murison Managing director Yes Mr. G. Robb Company director Yes Mrs. J. Catto Solicitor Yes Mr. H. Fullerton Chief executive, Grampian Enterprise Yes Moray Health Services National Health Service Trust Chairman Mr. J. Snedden Retired banker Yes Non-executive directors Mrs. M. Adams Teacher Yes Mr. R. Anderson Farmer Yes Mrs. L. King Retired teacher Yes Mr. W. Phillips Chartered accountant Yes Mr. J. Royan Master butcher Yes Greater Glasgow Health Board Chairman Mr. W. Fyfe Company chairman No Non-executive members Rev. R. Campbell Minister Yes Mr. P. Holst Company director Yes Professor R. Mackie University professor Yes Mr. W. McCreath Solicitor No Mrs. J. Mackenzie Housewife Yes Mr. P. Runciman Retired company chairman No Mr. A. Scobbie Managing director Yes Southern General Hospital National Health Service Trust Chairman Mr. A1 Mr. A. Garland Partner, Construction company Yes Non-executive directors Mr. R. McEwan Retired director, Scottish Development Agency Yes Mrs. A. Moore Solicitor Yes Mrs. A. Stewart Tax adviser Yes Mr. H. Tankel Retired surgeon Yes Mrs. S. Bell Company director No Victoria Infirmary National Health Service Trust Chairman Dr. J. Dall Retired physician Yes Non-executive directors Dr. R. Colville Retired general practitioner Yes Mrs. D. Glasser Solicitor Yes Mrs. L. Howieson Pharmacist Yes Mrs. A. Gilchrist Company director Yes Mr. D. O'Brien Chartered accountant Yes Yorkhill National Health Service Trust Chairman Mrs. J. Cameron Housewife Yes Non-executive directors Dr. J. Davidson Retired consultant radiologist Yes Mrs. M. Hall Solicitor Yes Mr. R. Cleland Partner, Recruitment consultancy Yes Mrs. G. Garner Field worker, Action for Sick Children Yes Mrs. S. Kuenssberg Children's panel training organiser Yes Highland Health Board Chairman Mr. J. Robertson Company chairman Yes Non-executive members Mr. J. Ligertwood Retired bank manager Yes Dr. D. MacDonald Retired general practitioner Yes Mr. D. Mackay Retired company executive Yes
Occupation/profession Resident in health board area Mrs. A. MacPherson Farm business partner Yes Mr. C. Neilson Retail businessman Yes Mrs. C. Thomson Company director Yes Caithness and Sutherland National Health Service Trust Chairman Mr. G. Bruce Former company manager Yes Non-executive directors Mr. J. Gunn Chartered accountant Yes Rev. A. Murray Minister Yes Dr. E. Mackenzie Retired general practitioner Yes Mr. J. Rosie Technical assistant Yes Ms W. Taylor Retired nurse Yes
Occupation/profession Resident in health board area Raigmore Hospital National Health Service Trust Chairman Mr. J. Kyle Retired surgeon Yes Non-executive directors Mr. J. Gray Retired health board treasurer Yes Mrs. F. Hunt Solicitor Yes Mr. A. Morrison Master baker Yes Professor G. McNicol Retired university vice-chancellor Yes Mrs. J. Robertson Housewife Yes Lanarkshire Health Board Chairman Mr. I. Livingstone Solicitor Yes Non-executive members Dr. W. Criggie General practitioner Yes Mrs. A. Hinshalwood Housewife Yes Mrs. M. Melvin Teacher Yes Mr. D. Millar Business consultant Yes Mr. J. Robison Retired colliery official Yes Mr. J. Thomson Director, voluntary organisation Yes Monklands and Bellshill National Health Service Trust Chairman Dr. G. Bell Retired general practitioner Yes Non-executive directors Mrs. A. Irvine Sales consultant Yes Mr. D. MacDonald Executive director Yes Dr. M. Moore University reader Yes Mrs. A. Morrison Veterinary surgeon Mr. W. Huggins Retired finance director Lothian health board Chairman Dr. J. Baynham Company director Yes Non-executive members Professor R. Aitken University professor Yes Mrs. G. Barton Housewife Yes Mr. J. Campbell Chartered surveyor Yes Mr. R. Findlay Chief executive, Radio Forth Yes Mrs. M. Knox Housewife Yes Mr. G. Millar Community pharmacist Yes West Lothian National Health Service Trust Chairman Mr. R. Watt Company chairman Yes Non-executive directors Mr. T. Bennie Retired banker Yes Mr. J. Cunningham Retired trade union secretary Yes Mrs. I. Douglas Company accountant Yes Mr. P. Johnston School teacher Yes Mrs. C. Stevenson Housewife Yes
Occupation/profession Resident in health board area Orkney health board Chairman Mr. J. Leslie Pharmacist Yes Non-executive members Mr. J. Flett Solicitor Yes Mr. E. Gibson Retired assistant headteacher Yes Captain M. Gunn Ships master Yes Mrs. E. Kerr Housewife Yes Mr. J. Rendall Sub-postmaster/postman Yes Dr. J. Walker General practitioner Yes Shetland health board Chairman Mrs. F. Grains Housewife Yes Non-executive members Mrs. M. Colligan Retired teacher Yes Sq. Leader B. Gregson Local government officer Yes Dr. M. Hunter General practitioner Yes Mr. R. Johnson Retired businessman Yes Mrs. T. Leslie Teaching auxiliary Yes Mr. J. Telford Chartered accountant Yes Tayside health board Chairman Mr. J. MacFarlane Retired company director Yes Non-executive members Rev. K. Campbell Minister Yes Mr. D. Davidson Pharmacist Yes Mrs. V. Joiner Company director Mr. H. Nicoll Retired local government officer Yes Professor R. Olver University professor No Mr. I. Sandison Retired company director Yes Dundee Teaching Hospitals National Health Service Trust Chairman Mr. J. S. Fair Solicitor Yes Non-executive directors Mrs. M. Cane Retired university lecturer Yes Mr. G. Lowden Chartered accountant Yes Mr. R. Lyon University senior lecturer Yes Mrs. J. Wood Housewife Yes Professor H. Dick University professor Yes Western Isles health board Chairman Mr. A. Matheson Pharmacist Yes Non-executive members Dr. S. Brydon General practitioner Yes Mr. J. Harrison Depute head teacher Yes Mr. A. Hay Retired sales director Yes Mrs. C. MacAskill Housewife Yes Mrs. F. MacDonald Solicitor Yes Mr. M. MacLennan Building society manager Yes
§ Mrs. Ray Michie
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list the members of each NHS trust and health board who are councillors; and which party they represent in each case.
§ Mr. Stewart
[holding answer 21 June 1993]: The information is as follows:
Party Argyll and Clyde Health Board Mr. R. R. Reid Conservative Forth Valley Health Board Mr. K. Harding Conservative Grampian Health Board
Party Mrs. J. G. A. Wisely Conservative Lanarkshire Health Board Mr. J. P. Robison Labour Lothian Health Board Mrs. M. B. M. Knox Conservative Shetland Health Board Mrs. F. B. Grains Independent Mrs. M. U. Colligan Independent Mr. R. L. Johnson Independent Western Isles Health Board Mr. A. Matheson Independent Grampian Health Care NHS Trust Mr. J. M. Humphrey Conservative
Party Caithness and Sutherland NHS Trust Rev. A. Murray Independent Mr. J. Rosie Independent West Lothian NHS Trust Mr. P. Johnston SNP Yorkhill NHS Trust Mrs. J. E. Cameron Conservative
§ Mrs. Ray Michie
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list by health board and NHS trust the number of nominations for NHS trusts and health boards which have been made by regional councils; and if he will list by health board/NHS trust the number of nominations from regional councils which have been accepted.
§ Mr. Stewart
[holding answer 21 June 1993.]: The information in respect of non-executive appointments made with effect from 1 April 1993 is detailed in the table. The nominations were made for both health boards and NHS trusts.
Number of regional council nominations for health board/NHS trust appointments Number Argyll and Clyde Health Board 3 Royal Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust Ayrshire and Arran Health Board 3 Ayrshire & Arran Community Health Care NHS Trust North Ayrshire & Arran NHS Trust Borders Health Board 3 Dumfries & Galloway Health Board 6 Fife Health Board 2 Forth Valley Health Board 1 Royal Scottish National Hospital NHS Trust Stirling Royal Infirmary NHS Trust Grampian Health Board 7 Grampian Health Care NHS Trust Moray Health Services NHS Trust Greater Glasgow Health Board 5 Southern General Hospital NHS Trust Victoria Infirmary NHS Trust Yorkhill NHS Trust Highland Health Board 6 Caithness and Sutherland NHS Trust Raigmore NHS Trust
Year 1Anophthalmia 2Microphthalmia 3Other eye defect All recorded eye defects 5Neonatal hospital discharge record percentage of coverage of live births 1980 0 3 13 16 75.5 1981 0 7 12 19 78.5 1982 0 2 13 15 83.7 1983 0 2 19 21 85.7 1984 0 6 17 23 85.3 1985 3 7 20 27 85.0 1986 0 2 13 15 87.2 1987 0 3 18 21 87.8 1988 0 1 17 18 91.5 1989 2 1 22 25 95.7 1990 3 3 26 32 95.0 1991 0 8 40 48 98.4 4 1992 1 4 30 35 96.7 1One or both eyes absent. 2One or both small eyes.
Number Lothian Health Board 9 West Lothian NHS Trust Lanarkshire Health Board 3 Monklands and Bellshill NHS Trust Orkney Health Board 2 Shetland Health Board 0 Tayside Health Board 1 Dundee Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust Western Isles Health Board 0
One of the nominees was appointed to the Caithness and Sutherland NHS Trust.